FM Thread, SHOL (arvo) quintet, RUA (evening)


2:30 pmSaturday, 3 August 2019


Open Studio

204 High Street, Northcote 3070

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FM Thread are a dynamic song-writing duo that string together themes of youth, love, loss and life in the styles of Indie-acoustic folk music. With Matthew Campbell handling the wheel on an intimate lyrical journey, and Floyd Graham building intricate open tuning guitar accompaniments, FM Thread ushers you into a world of warmth, groove and good feelings. Have a listen to our demo “Highways”.

Christopher Skepper-trpt.,Chris Pappas-tsax., Nashua Lee-gtr., John O’Hagan-dbass, Chris Lewis-drums.  SHOL is a quintet from Melbourne that has been performing and recording since 2012. They are a contemporary jazz ensemble whose original compositions cover hard bop, free jazz, world and soul music. They have developed a personal and unique ensemble sound and are all composers in their own right.

RUA -  samba-rock, maracatu Rua , is a Brazilian project comprised of Melbourne-Based, Latin American musos. Rua belts out a down to earth mix of Brazilian styles, including - Samba, Bossa, Samba-Funk and Maracatu. The result is a blend of buoyant samba rhythms with the contemporary groove and bop of funk, that will undoubtedly get you dancing.

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